John Grunsfeld and Richard Linnehan Repair the Hubble Space Telescope During STS-109
Astronauts John M. Grunsfeld top and Richard M. Linnehan participate in a 6 hour, 48 minute space walk designed to install a new Power Control Unit PCU on the Hubble Space Telescope HST. The two went on to replace the original unit launched with the telescope in April 1990. Grunsfeld is on the end of Columbia's Remote Manipulator System RMS robotic arm, controlled from inside the crew cabin by astronaut Nancy J. Currie. The image was recorded with a digital still camera.
Identifier 414826main_s109e5660Creator NASADate 12/30/2009Filename 414826main_s109e5660_full.jpgMediatype imageRights Public DomainSource http://www.nasa.gov/topics/people/features/grunsfeld_7.htmlWhat Hubble Space Telescope HSTWhat STS-109Who John GrunsfeldWho Richard LinnehanYear 2009Publicdate 2010-05-17 22:26:11Addeddate 2010-05-17 22:26:11